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adverb as in safely

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He enjoyed flirting (harmlessly, it seems) with young women.

In theory, someone could be relatively close to the explosion and survive since the shrapnel would zip by harmlessly overhead.

The meat eaten Monday in London came from cells that were harmlessly extracted from living cows.

The bag itself Popp freed with a grunt and tossed harmlessly to the side.

Iron Dome discerns between rockets targeting inhabited and uninhabited areas, allowing the latter to fall harmlessly.

It was a mere joke, the sentry saw nothing; and the stone passed harmlessly over them.

These are truths—fixed facts, that quaint theory and exhausted moralising, are impregnable to, and fall harmlessly before.

The others either stuck harmlessly in the logs or overshot and stood so many torches in the ground.

He had not done speaking, when a stone fell at his feet and rolled harmlessly across the path.

They were struck repeatedly, but the balls fell harmlessly against the iron plating.


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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to harmlessly, such as: carefully, cautiously, guardedly, without danger, without harm, and with safety.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.